Student fitness to practice guidance

Here you can find a range of guidance materials for students and training providers, as well as patients receiving care from students.

For examples of professionalism and how they relate to our standards during training take a look at our student case studies.

Student professionalism and fitness to practise - an introduction for students

If you are considering training to be a dental professional, or are just starting your course, you can find out the key things you need to know about what is expected of student dental professionals here. These are based on the standards required of registered dental professionals.

Student professionalism and fitness to practise - guidance for training providers

This guidance aims to support providers with the promotion of professional behaviour among students and dealing with student fitness to practise issues. It outlines requirements for training providers in relation to Standards for Education, student professionalism and fitness to practise.